About WiMS

Women in Materials Science is an organization whose purpose is to serve women studying or working in the field of materials science by:

  • Fostering interaction between women working in materials at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty level
  • Promoting and increased knowledge of and increased interest in materials science and its interdisciplinary applications
  • Sponsoring speakers and hosting meetings of interest to members
  • Mentoring and encouraging members to prepare for future careers in materials science and related fields